The Role of Academics and Empirical Studies in the Debate on the Economic Role of Futures Trading

8 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2020

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Hilary Till

J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, University of Colorado Denver Business School; Global Commodities Applied Research Digest; EDHEC-Risk Institute

Date Written: June 1, 2020

Abstract

A number of empirical studies, mainly from academic researchers, have been crucial in the debate on the economic role of futures trading. This article briefly reviews these influential studies with a focus on agricultural futures contracts, financial futures contracts. and the transparency of data.

Keywords: futures contracts, futures trading

JEL Classification: G1, G18, N2

Suggested Citation

Till, Hilary and Till, Hilary, The Role of Academics and Empirical Studies in the Debate on the Economic Role of Futures Trading (June 1, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3634051 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3634051

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